Category Archives: Hydro/Marine

Teledyne Forms New Geospatial Company

Teledyne Optech and Teledyne CARIS have united to form the new Teledyne Geospatial, offering holistic solutions to seamlessly map land and sea through the integration of industry-leading lidar sensors and world-renowned software workflows. This collaboration empowers customers with a competitive edge in mapping and delivering data products inside of one complete workflow.Ease of collection and...

Mapping the Surface of the Ocean?

It is crucial that we keep accurate maps of the ocean’s shorelines, but when my company got a request to map the ocean’s surface 50 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico, my initial reaction was: Why? Isn’t the ocean just the ocean that far out? There aren’t any geographic features or elevation changes. It’s...

NOAA Advances Deep Channel Topobathy Lidar for Groundbreaking Alaska Project

Steep and rugged cliffs, rocky shores, changing turbidity, underwater hazards, and unpredictable weather are some of the extreme challenges of mapping the coastline and waters surrounding Alaska. However, a new topobathymetric lidar project for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) conducted by NV5 Geospatial is leveraging a state-of-the-art combination of advanced remote sensing technologies...

New Horizons in 2022

News from The Hydrographic Society of America  For those that are not too familiar with this organization, The Hydrographic Society of America Inc., also known as THSOA, is a non-profit professional membership organization, whose main focus is to provide support to its members in the Americas. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to promoting...

22 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2022 – 7 of 22

Throughout January xyHt.com will feature the young geospatial professionals who are making a name for themselves in everything from surveying to geographic information systems. xyHt featured all of them in the January issue. Here we will spotlight one each day. Name: David Grafton Company: Bad Elf Current Position: GIS Analyst Age: 27 Education: MA in...

22 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2022 – 5 of 22

Throughout January xyHt.com will feature the young geospatial professionals who are making a name for themselves in everything from surveying to geographic information systems. xyHt featured all of them in the January issue. Here we will spotlight one each day. Name: Josiah Burkett  Company: GeoTechVision Enterprises Limited Current Position: GIS Analyst Age: 28 Education: BS...